Woman sought after truck allegedly sideswipes Calgary police officer

A Calgary police officer is recovering from a minor leg injury that happened while checking out an allegedly stolen pickup truck.

CALGARY — A Calgary police officer is recovering from a minor leg injury that happened while checking out an allegedly stolen pickup truck.

Officers spotted the truck in a southeast neighbourhood early Tuesday morning after getting reports of possible prowlers.

They pulled the vehicle over and a male passenger was removed without incident.

Police say when a woman who was driving was asked to step out, she put the truck in reverse, sideswiped an officer and collided with a police vehicle before speeding away.

The officer was treated at hospital.

The woman has still not been found.